NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers for FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL Presented by Target--the multi-faceted celebration of Hispanic entertainment and culture--can now confirm this year's schedule of free, open-to-the-public daytime events that celebrate the best of Latino culture and community. Set for this Labor Day weekend (Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1) in San Antonio, Texas, FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL Presented by Target offers free open-to-the-public daytime activities at The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, and a mix of live performances (daily breakdown below) each evening at the Alamodome.
FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL's panels and discussions focus on a wide variety of topics and also include daily musical performances. Telemundo's Alessandra Villegas and Univision's Marycarmen Lopez will co-host the daytime activities at the convention center on both days. Some 2013 FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL daytime panel highlights include a tribute to late singer Jenni Rivera; the unveiling of People En Espanol's 2013 Sexiest Man Alive; telenovelas chats with Silvia Navarro, Rafael Amaya and Marjorie De Sousa; celebrity Q&As with HBO boxer, Sergio Martinez, singer and actor Jencarlos Canela, among others. Other activities include celebrity meet & greets; sessions with leading industry experts on topics ranging from fashion to wellness; and a sampling of favorite brands through special on-site consumer experiences round out the daytime events at the convention center.
Building on last year's program on the "Main Stage", the event will have additional content on its newly created "Renuevate Stage" dedicated to healing of mind, body and soul.
The preliminary list of FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL 2013 daytime panels is as follows:
Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013
-- Musical Performance by Adam Irigoyen: Disney Channel's Shake It Up actor and singer brings his most popular songs to Festival. -- Latinos & Education: Staying in School and Achieving Success: Award-winning Hispanic journalist, Cristina Saralegui, leads an in-depth discussion about Latino students and higher education. From personal stories to policy, learn how our community can achieve success through education. -- Unforgettable: A Tribute to the Diva of Banda, Jenni Rivera: An exclusive sit down interview with the late singer's daughter, Chiquis Marin, and Jenni's brother, Juan Rivera, who help us pay homage to her life and music. -- Latinos in Sports: HBO boxer Sergio Martinez talks about his journey in and out of the ring. -- Musical Performance by Bobby Pulido: The Mexican-American Tejano music star performs his greatest hits at Festival.
Renuevate Stage1. Ponte en Forma con Jose Fernandez: Get in Shape, Eat Well and Get your Heart Pumping: The nutrition and exercise guru shares tips on staying fit and feeling energized. 2. Ponte Bella: Beauty experts share the latest tips and trends to look and feel like a celebrity and home beauty remedies that really work. Plus, audience members will get a chance to win the best beauty and cosmetic products! 3. Real Women Breaking Barriers with Maria Marin: Motivational speaker Maria Marin sits down with Olympic medal- winning boxer and HBO's Habla Women participant Marlen Esparza to teach women how to beat their fears.